Pointers for Spring Bass

Pointers for Spring Bass

  This is the time when big mother bass get spawning on their minds at a host of East Texas impoundments.   Story and photography…

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Great Lures for Trout & Reds

Great Lures for Trout & Reds

  Put a small box of these lures together and you are ready to catch fish anywhere, anytime, along the entire Texas coast.   Story…

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Backside Island Action

Backside Island Action

Behind South Padre Island there are shallow and deep sand/grass flats that afford protection from strong spring winds, and attracts trophy speckled trout. Story and…

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Gulf Council Requests Emergency Rule Resulting in 11-day Recreational Red Snapper Season for 2014

Gulf Council Requests Emergency Rule Resulting in 11-day Recreational Red Snapper Season for 2014

After receiving a briefing on a recent court decision in response to a legal challenge on management of the recreational component of the red snapper…

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Team USA Carp Squad to compete at World event

Team USA Carp Squad to compete at World event

Raise your hand if you knew the U.S. fields a national carp-fishing team. David Figura, the outdoors writer at the Syracuse Post Standard, reports Sean Lehrer…

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New York hunters post second-highest bear harvest in 2013

New York hunters post second-highest bear harvest in 2013

New York hunters killed 1,358 black bears during the 2013 hunting season, the second-highest number on record, with a record 636 bears in the Southeastern…

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Mountain lion that stalked SoCal hikers is killed

Mountain lion that stalked SoCal hikers is killed

Wildlife authorites in Southern California’s Orange County shot and killed a mountain lion after it stalked a mother and her young children on a hiking…

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Angler loses trout, record and $500

Angler loses trout, record and $500

A Minnesota man pleaded guilty on Friday in Fort Frances, Ontario to over-possession of fish, costing him nearly $500 and a chance to register the 52-pound, 3-ounce…

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Louisiana senator defends 'chicken boxing'

Louisiana senator defends ‘chicken boxing’

When debating a proposed bill in a Louisiana state Senate Committee that would make it a felony to possess certain types of cockfighting paraphernalia, Sen. Elbert…

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Not April Fool: Crossbow hunting season created in NY

Not April Fool: Crossbow hunting season created in NY

You read it right: It’s not an April Fool’s Day hoax. After years of fierce legislative standoffs and unbridled and vehement opposition by the diminutive…

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